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Top Obama aide offers legal defense of drone strikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The deadly U.S. campaign of drone strikes against al Qaeda is fully legal under international law, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism chief insisted on Monday in the most extensive justification of a controversial tactic t...
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Drone Memo Revealed: Here’s the U.S. Govt’s Justification for Killing American Citizen

News : Mediaite (5 months ago)

On Monday morning a United States federal appeals court released the secret Obama administration memo that provided legal justification for the 2011 drone strike in Yemen that killed U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, an alleged al Qaeda... Read Post

White House: U.S. drone killings legal to combat threats

News / Independent News : Yes, But, However! (3 years ago)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. campaign of drone strikes to kill militants in other countries is legal under international law, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser insisted on Monday in a rare public admission and jus... Read Post

Top Obama aide offers legal defense of drone strikes

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Image: Drone Victim Noor Syed aged just 8 (Reuters) - The deadly U.S. campaign of drone strikes against al Qaeda is fully legal under international law, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism chief insisted on Monday in the most ... Read Post


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